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Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
pinkston with the worries of small business. >> reporter: retired army officer rod hudson runs a 13 man business that operates at the centre of national security. >> we make sampling kit for weapons of mass destruction. >> reporter: quicksilver analytics allow them to test for anthrax, chemical and nuclear materials. >> every air force base recently bought a sampling kit. all the special forces guys, coast guard strike teams. >> reporter: but now with the post-election budget fight in washington over the fiscal cliff, hudson's business faces a battle on three fronts. all of which are up in the air. defense cuts, tax hikes, employee health-care costs. >> uncertainty kills businesses, because you can't plan. you can't program, you can't forecast. >> reporter: with defense spending on the chopping block, even with congress avoids the fiscal cliff, hudson predicts that 15% slowdown in orders next year. >> it could be june before we start seeing orders and if that's true, i will end up laying off people. >> reporter: hudson is also concerned about taxes. because it's profits are treated as i
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Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
in "hyde park on the hudson." daisy was apparently f.d.r.'s confidante at a time when confidante meant "guy i have sex with." (laughter) we begin tonight in michigan where ten months ago michigan's governor rick snyder -- (laughter). that's dee snyder. duke snyder. that's roy scheider. (laughter). (cheers and applause) that's just a picture of me looking aknowed with this bit. there we go. rick snyder. anyway, this (bleep) guy. michigan governor rick snyder went before congress ten months ago to say he was not particularly interested at this time in making the bedrock union state of michigan a right to work state. >> right to work is an issue that is a very divisive issue. people feel very strongly about it. we have many problems in michigan that are much more pressing that i want to find common ground issues we can work together on before we get into divisive issues. >> jon: (whispering) going to bring people together. (laughter) he was going to focus on common ground things people from michigan want and need. more robocoppers on the streets of new detroit. (laughter) getting the tourism b
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
the electricity and power going on when the rest of manhattan and hudson street was dark? did 60 hudson go down as well? we even had problems getting e- mails sent from washington to new york connected. >> like every major internet building in new york, we switched over successfully to diesel power. the week before last, the internet in new york ran on diesel. it was as simple as that. they have backup generators. when you visit, there is always a point on the tour where there is a room filled with four megawatt diesel generators. and that case of another important hub, a building owned entirely by google, in both spaces, both generator switched over. internet was running on diesel. there is one that was not successfully switched over. another common example -- the fuel pump was in the basement. the basement is flooded. you could attempt as they did to have a bucket brigade of diesel fuel up the stairs, but that is a tough and to do. -- thing to do. >> how reliable is the internet on satellite these days? >> minimally. it is a technology that is the last resort for the internet. if there is no
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
by new york stock exchange. then you could be 80% sure it would go through 60 hudson street here in lower manhattan which is one of the major nodes, the kind of, you know, international airport, you could say, for the transatlantic cables, the undersea cables that cross the atlantic and transmit the vast majority of information. and then i can almost guarantee you that it would go through a single building in london, a building called telehouse which is really the u.k. and europe equivalent to ashburn and 60 hudson, these two buildings in the u.s. and i know that in particular was the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major hubs, their major nodes at telehouse in the docklands in london. and from there it's a straight shot to a landing station in mum bass saw, again, a sort of fascinating place partly because it is in the same spot as kind of the often chept port. -- the ancient port. you know, this is always the place where the international links have been made. >> host: andrew blum, when were these undersea cables that you referred to laid? and by whom? >> guest:
Dec 9, 2012 12:00am EST
, papa genius from the other side of the hudson. so let's welcome bob sullivan. [applause] everybody thinks they know everything about -- >> i am speaking of all the robert sullivan's i know and most of them you knew first. there are a lot of rubber sullivans robert sullivan's and it might not the here tonight but thank you so much. we should just stop right there because i am so happy. and also . >> it will be a better night. i know that. >> so, when i write books, it's sort of how long can you put off not writing that book? and so you try to just not write books for a long time. i won't write that one and i won't write that one or a couple of books and ideas come back and more of those and i kept saying no, the "my american revolution," don't write a book because there are a lot of them. there are a lot of them and so, but i couldn't beat it down and it's also one of those things you grow up and you heard about the world of time and it's kind of foggy and then the other project that comes, turns out to be one of my big projects or something. it's just a look around the city and lo
Comedy Central
Dec 12, 2012 7:30pm PST
one, stars in show time's "the big c." her new film is called "hyde park on the hudson." >> is my wife behaving herself? >> yes. >> has my mother calmed down? >> she's fine. >> it's like a mad house. >> don't worry. all's quiet on the upstairs front. you look younger than i'd imagined. for a king, you know? >> he s he? >> they both seem nervous. that surprised me. >> without some help from us, daisy, there might not be an england to be king of. >> jon: f.d.r.'s getting hammered. (laughter) please welcome back to the program laura linney. (cheers and applause) nice to see you. thank you for coming back. >> thank you for inviting me. >> please, you know, i love these historical films often times they are fantasy and fiction. this is based on this woman's diary. >> part of it, yes. absolutely. absolutely. the movie takes place over one weekend and there is a sort of a poetic license given with time and dates and things like that. however the woman who i play is someone who i had never heard of before, most people don't know that she even existed. and it was daisy suckley and she was f.d.r
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am EST
? >> hudson? >> the need for the government to publish and standardize its data, there is not an opposition so much as there is in difference. it is a matter of changing practices and changing lines, sometimes gradually. the president's mention the basic -- it is a matter of changing practices and changing minds, times gradually. -- sometimes gradually. there is a current spending transparency website. this president's basic principles for spending transparency is for the information to be published and to be machine readable. it would be natural for the administration to engage with congress on the data at. >> there is a questionnaire all the way in the back. i am trying to give alicia a workout. >> my name is denis mcdonough. i am and information consultants -- my name is dennis mcdonald. hooves responsibility is it for paying for transparency -- whose responsibility is it for paying for transparency? there is an addition of costs for what individual agencies do. in these days of restricted budgets, i would think there is going to be significant conflict between systems for improving transpa
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
if congress avoids the fiscal cliff, hudson predicts a 15% slowdown in orders next year. >> it could be june before we start seeing orders, and if that's true, i will end up laying off people. >> reporter: hudson's also concerned about taxes. because his profits are treated as income, that puts him over $250,000 a year, the level at which president obama wants taxes to go up. >> i'm supposedly a rich guy? i don't think so. i think we ought to pay our share, but that could have an impact to the point that i may have to lay off one or two more people. >> reporter: the financial impact of the affordable health care act is also a question mark as the plan slowly phases in. >> i believe in families and supporting the employees, but, again, it's a big unknown. we looked at whether it might be beneficial to cancel the insurance and pay the penalties. >> reporter: like any military man, hudson is running every scenario to stay in business. >> it's really sad, isn't it, that we've got to fight our own system to survive. >> reporter: an attitude shared by many small entrepreneurs as they wait and watc
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consuming pumps. valves open to regulate the flow into the 85-mile-long delaware aqu
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm EST
a pretty good shot at achieving my dreams. play by the rules, work hard, hudson chutzpah and you can build it. you can achieve greatness. but this president instead tears us apart and villainize is those who have succeeded. into what he says the problem is in our society? the breathtaking greed of the few. that is an amazing, amazing things to condemn those who have achieved success in our society. we on our success in this culture, but he vilifies is that you can rent for the notion we need to punish these people with higher taxes. that is his justification. they got their ill-gotten gains, said no economic rationales. then you have conservatives arguing for lower taxes since we have the highest corporate tax rate in the world and the rationale for why that works, why that produces more prosperity. how jack kennedy did and how it works. you don't hear the administration. they can't argue the facts because they do not act them out. they also can't come forward and have an honest discussion about object desire. are conservatives are your project is is to elevate everybody by increasing pros
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
that is being managed by the real bob sullivan. the genius on the other side of the hudson. let's welcome bob sullivan. >> so, let's cut to the chase. everything san know everything there is to know. >> i am thinking of all the result is ino, and most of them he knew first. there are a lot of our solvents. it might not be me here tonight. thank you so much. we should stop right there. i'm so happy. and also -- >> that's fine. i can read from your book. >> it would be a better night. i know that it would be a better night. when i write books it is how long can you put off not writing the book. i won't write down one. and then a couple of books or ideas keep coming back. there are a lot of them, but i couldn't beat it down. the air about the war. it's foggy. the other project that turns out to be one of my big projects or something is just to look around at the city and look at the landscape. this is a boring work, but to look up where we are. and so to go back to the strategy of the land. >> and serious. the book is an absolute revelation. i thought i knew about the american revolution. to dis
Dec 26, 2012 4:30pm PST
>> this is n.b.r. >> susie: good evening everyone. i'm susie gharib. tom hudson will be along a little later in the program. ho-hum sales for the nation's retailers this christmas, ringing up the worst holiday season in four years, we talk with a top retail analyst. president obama and congressional leaders cut their vacations short, to deal with fiscal cliff negotiations. they have five days to make a deal. and housing continues to be the bright spot in the u.s. economy: home prices post their biggest advance in two years. that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! christmas may be over, but the holiday shopping season continues. many consumers hit the malls today to return gifts and buy what they really wanted. and this is the time many gift cards get redeemed. but for retailers, holiday sales so far have been a flop. sales in the two months leading up to christmas, rose just 0.7%, according to mastercard advisors that tracks the numbers. that's way below what the retail industry was predicting. erika miller spoke with retail expert dana telsey and began by asking what happened. >>
Dec 27, 2012 4:30pm PST
>> this is n.b.r. >> susie: good evening. i'm susie gharib. tom hudson will be along a little later in the program. a positive turn in the fiscal cliff crisis. house republicans agree to meet sunday night to resume talks after a day of finger-pointing and complaining in washington. on wall street, fiscal fears created whiplash for investors: a big stock market sell-off and then bounce back on word that lawmakers are springing back into action. and, if you used your smartphone to shop this christmas, you're in fashion. it was the year's top retail trend. we have that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! a dramatic cliff-hanger today between washington and wall street about the fiscal cliff. stocks initially sold off after senate majority leader harry reid predicted the economy would go over the cliff. speaking from the senate floor he said there's not enough time between now and the end of the year to reach a deal. but stocks erased their losses ithe final hour of trading on news that the house of representatives will reconvene on sunday night to resume talks. by the closing bell, the dow w
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
in "hyde park on hudson." the first to host a visit by the king and queen of england. the u.k. is in need of an allied. they may have more difficulty. "hyde park on hudson" is rated r. >> we can still make it to canada. >> "deadfall." they are hoping to reunite in canada. the homecoming may not be a peaceful one went big brother comes knocking. "deadfall" is rated r. an absentee father comes home for the holidays. this examines the family flaws after the father who walks out asked for a seat at the table. it is not rated. that is the box office preview. i am raphael seth. >> holiday dysfunction. 33 degrees at the airport. the ravens head south to take on the redskins. >> cam cameron is defending joe flacco. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. look grandma, they have a hobbit menu. i know. apparently, they based an entire movie off of it. try the all-new hobbit inspired menu, only at denny's. and see "the hobbit: an unexpected journey." >> good morning. there is a lot on the line for both teams on sunday. a win for the ravens, they claim a playoff bid. in, a
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
by somebody else for a couple of years and he bought it and loved it. he had a country house up the hudson, just below west point, so he used the yacht to commute to his country house. and it was a wonderful place to have meetings. he was very visible. he could not cross the street, much less the atlantic, without arousing speculation in the stock market and the press. so to have a private yacht for meetings, and for his personal life as well, was extremely convenient. c-span: how big was it? >> guest: the first one was 183 feet, and yachts were beginning to become very popular in the gilded age, and owners began to compete for size. i think at that time, when he bought it, it was the largest yacht in the new york yacht club squadron. but soon others surpassed it. jay gould built a bigger one. james gordon bennett built a bigger one. morgan's--that yacht was requisition--no, sorry, he sold it in 1890 and built -- commissioned a new one that he also named corsair, and he wanted it to be very similar. the second one was requisitioned to fight in the spanish civil war. it became the uss glouc
Dec 7, 2012 2:35am EST
at hyde park on hudson starring bill murray and laura linney. what's happening, for the first time, based on a true story, a reigning english monarch visits america. back in june, 1939. bill murray playing president fdr and wife eleanor. they host the king and queen of england for a weekend at the roosevelt home, hyde park on the hudson. upstate new york. at this time, the monarchs are trying to rein support from fdr getting ready to go to war with germany. however, international happenings, coupled with fdr mistresses make the weekend a little memorable. >> he is definitely younger than i had imagined. for a king. you know? >> is he? >> they both seem nervous. that surprised me. >> without some help from us -- i would be nervous too. >> the l.a. times says bill murray shines as fdr in "hyde park on hudson." however rotten reviews from rotten tomatoes, 47% >> looks good. bill murray fun to watch. our next movie deadfall, starring sissy spasek. two siblings on the run from a heist that went wrong. try to leave. have a bad car accident, not deadly leaves them stranded. make a run for it in
Dec 9, 2012 1:30am EST
story. i have kind of an unusual story myself. i was born in a small river town on the hudson, newburgh new york. when i was growing up, look magazine called it the all-american city and at that time we had kind of an inner-city, but then we had a lot of harm kids and there was an air force base of the schools will follow the inner-city and harm can and kids who'd been around the world. it was an interesting place to grow up. earlier on my father grew up in the newburgh poorhouse. it was called the poggi. my father's mother was a charwoman at the poorhouse come which meant she cleaned the bathrooms or the other poor people and they got a room there. so that was our background and that's why feel i should be the next president of the united states. [laughter] [applause] anyway, i've been poor and have been middle-class and then i was poor again and then i was middle-class again and now i'm kind of bridge. [laughter] i must admit to riches better. but i still believe that the satisfaction in our lives revolves more around who we are at the core. i think it's mostly we get comfortable in h
Dec 29, 2012 10:00am EST
, as a matter of fact, is a major supporter of hudson, the nonprofit organization. the year to this graduation ceremony and it's just incredible. opening and closing prayers. the old bible or what have you. they always have a valedictorian get up representing the graduates. usually maybe 20, 30 students who are graduating in ssc it's our best agree. and the valedictorian gets up and says, you know, i started off my parents own mother, the great hopes for me. then i got in the wrong crowd. i got into drugs are what have you. and then he says, and then i killed a man. and, i mean, even though you know they're in there for murder or what have you, it's still a shock to everybody. and then he describes how the educational and the ministry programs transformed his life and how they feel like they are new citizens. what's exciting about this program and getting that notoriety will my son was able to do this movie was because the 0% because something like 60 of the students have left since in democrats waited and left sing sing. to not a single one has returned . the national recidivism rate of retur
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
's pretty amazing and it's coming up really really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video about an hour after high tide. even then the water levels were as high as the bumpers of several suvs. >> that was an astronomical high tide to go along with the fact that we are closer to the sun and moon right now. it's going to be very cold tonight. some of you are under a frost advisory and a big pattern change. a lot of rain is heading our way. find out when next. >> plus a gift card glitch. the problem that has some people complaining they can't cash in. >> and why the new movie the hobbit is making some people sick. california. her remains arrived by prive plane in los a an hr ago. a pol >>> mexican american singing star has made her final trip home to southern california. her remains arriving by private jet about half hour ago. a police escort accompanied a waiting hearse. rivera and six other people died sunday when their small plane crashed. her brothers traveled there earlier this week to collect her remains. she five children. funeral plans have not been announced. >> it may be the sing
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
, really high in amazing. bill hudson sent us this video. >> even then, water levels were as high as the bumpers of several suv's. >>> paul deanno, king tides, because not only did we have the lunar tides but we're actually closer to the sun and moon right now. it's pretty cold already. we have a frost advisory in effect. lots of rain moving back in. i'll have that coming up too. >>> plus, arrests following the death of singer jenny rivera. >>> why the new movie "the hobbit" is making some sick to their stomachs. >>> and the incredible meteor showers right now. ,,,,,,,,,, trip home to southern california. her remains arri f0 mexican-american singing star jenni rivera has made her final trip home to southern california. her remains arrived by private plane about 90 minutes ago. rivera and six others died on sunday when their small jet crashed near monterey, mexico. meantime, we've learned that two police officers have been arrested for allegedly looting the crash site. items stolen from the site were allegedly found at the officers' homes. >>> it may be the single most common compl
Dec 28, 2012 4:30pm PST
? that's what tom hudson asked toll brothers chief financial officer marty connor. >> the housing market willcontig as done consumer confidence maintains or improfls. and a lot of that will be contingent on resolution of the fiscal cliff and the government and the economy. >> a lot of ways to measure thet but the most direct way for momentum home buyers and sellers is prices. do you expect that trajectory to continue? >> i do.we have raised prices ia little more than half of our communities. it's been relatively modest. but as we observe and we read stats, we are getting a lit lite more confident and may push prices a bit more in 2013. >> what are you finding in termg materials. the commodity that it takes to put up t toll brother homes. >> we are seeing that increasea. in 2012 we have seen the cost go up $4,500 a home. move o most of that was in the commodities. as we go to 2013 it's hard to predict. i don't think we'll see labor stay war i where it is and thatl increase and the commodity as well. >> do you expect it to remainch. >> i do expect it to remainchea. the fed has made that co
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
be tricky. tom hudson recently spoke to a top branding expert who knows how to strike the right note, when connecting with consumers. >> a branding and advertisingme. steve welcome to the program. >> you were the among the firsto corporate america. what opportunity lie in that bridge. >> well i learned very earlyfroy that there was tremendous affinity amongst young adults and they would gather from different back grounds and graces and rewill i g religionsd music they would all come together. i felt it would be like a very good platform for fortune 500 companies to market their products. >> what greeting did you havewht gap? greeting? well it was tough in the beginning, tom. you are basically trying to get a company of a large organization who was used to marketing a certain way to deal with a shipment. shipment -- shift. a cultural shift. my biggest allies was when these ceo's had teenagers in their household. the teenagers would be list ening to music or partaking in something that the parents didn't ugs and the ugs ug underd an affinity for. it was a lot of corporations that were suffer
Dec 28, 2012 9:00pm CST
jennifer hudson's family member. people don't even look at whether or not they're going to kill an adult or a child finally an historic moment for illinois broadcasters to begin live broadcasting of a trial. i think what happened this past year nobody has any real serious complications with the way the camera was handled i think you will see it a lot more in the coming years. a cure to the new year's hangover may already be in your kitchen. and learning valuable lessons about life the new program aimed at helping keep chicago public schools children hospital saw off the street and out of trouble. foron the medical watch tonight a new study finds that cannabis makes paint a more bearable instead of actually reducing net. the active ingredient t h c reduces brain activity in areas lead to emotional reaction university researchers studied 12 healthy men who were given t h c or a placebo. the pain bother them a little bit less. a new study finds the key to taking your new year's hangover could already be in your kitchen scientists learned that chemicals in asparagus could ward off the effec
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
: i'm tom hudson. president obama tries to win over top business leaders, warning republicans are holding the global economy hostage over the fiscal cliff.
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
now on the table, are the talks reaching a new level? >> tom: i'm tom hudson. what happens to stock prices if we go over the cliff, what could higher taxes and government spending cuts mean for your portfolio? >> susie: and sprint agrees to pay just over $2 billion to buy the rest of cellular technology company clearwire it doesn't already own.
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
bundchen to ashton kutcher. >> he's always going to be my best friend. >>> kate hudson's sing-off with lea michele. >>> then -- britney's christmas i dos. >> how are your wedding plans going? >> pretty good. >> rihanna and
Dec 29, 2012 8:15pm EST
. welcome. i am the director here at the hudson institute the center on islam democracy in the future of the islam world. which publishes a journal on islamism called islamist ideology and which aye edited with my colleagues ambassador haqqani and eric brown. it's my pleasure to host today's event. it's the subject, wonderful new book by my guests, lela gilbert. and here it is. it's title is "saturday people, sunday people" israel through the eyes of a christian sojourner. ms. gilbert is here to discuss her book with us. before introducing and turning to her book itself, let me say a few words by way of introduction about lela herself. lela has had a very impressive and very much of a concern with the arts including music. she has been a songwriter and worked extensively with musical groups including an african children's chorus based in uganda and composed of the condon and kenyan orphans. i may add that she has passed on her artistic gifts to her two sons,. .. and dylan. .. is a gifted photographer and photographs on the cover of the book. dylan is dylan is a gifted songwriter and m
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
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